You'll want to strengthen the foam in a number of places with reinforced strapping tape.
Important locations are;
The wing LE, wing root top where rubber bands lay, fuse where rubber bands lay, and inside the battery bay covering the floor and front nose wall.
Extra around the thinner rear fuse area doesn't hurt either.
Here's the fuse reinforced, covered and ready to go.
Also, be sure to add a thin strip of insulation foam on the rails where the wing sits.
I hated taping at first but here's a trick I found.
Cut your piece a little longer than the area it's to be applied to.
Grab the ends in the center and pull slightly till the tape bows up.
Drop into position allowing only the center line to touch.
Work out from the center removing any wrinkles as they appear.
Around corners you can slice the wrinkles one at a time and overlap them.
Each stripe is just the 2 inch width of the tape except for the blue LE which was trimmed and overlapped around the LE.
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